List of compresstome® models

When it comes to choosing a vibratome, we want to help make the models easy to understand! Here is a concise comparison table summarizing the key features of each Compresstome® vibrating microtome model and how they compare.

 Recommended Experimental ApplicationsMinimum Slice ThicknessCutting ModeSlice Thickness AdjustmentAvailable Specimen Tube SizesIncludes Auto Zero-Z Technology®
Compresstome® VF-210-0Z
20µmAutomaticManual

  • 15.5 mm

  • 20 mm

Yes!
Compresstome® VF-310-0Z


  • IHC

  • Precision-cut tissue slices

  • Slice cultures

  • Tumor slices

  • In-situ hybridization

12µmAutomaticAutomatic

  • 15.5 mm

  • 20 mm

Yes!
Compresstome® VF-500-0Z

10µmAutomaticAutomatic

  • 15.5 mm

  • 20 mm

Yes!
Compresstome® VF-800-0Z


  • IHC

  • In-situ hybridization

40µmAutomaticAutomatic

  • 100 mm

Yes!